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"Death of General Lyon, at the head of his troops while successfully charging the rebel forces, at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, Aug. 10th 1861."

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Identifier: P0084-1177

Title: "Death of General Lyon, at the head of his troops while successfully charging the rebel forces, at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, Aug. 10th 1861."

Description: Sketch of a battle scene with Gen. Lyon on a horse in the foreground, large formation of Union troops charging Confederate position in the background, and a wounded officer sitting against a tree being helped by two men in the foreground. "DEATH OF GENERAL LYON." (printed below image).

Rights:

Place: United States
New York
Missouri

Dates: 1861

Type(s): Hand Colored Lithograph
Image

Maker/Creator: Currier and Ives, New York

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
hand colored lithograph
lithograph
Currier and Ives
General
Nathaniel Lyon
battle
Wilson's Creek, Battle of, Mo., 1861
Union
troops
Soldiers
uniform
dead
Death
stabbed
flag
fallen
Armed Forces
Men
Battles

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